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A Christian Case for Non-Violence
A Christian Case for Non-Violence
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In a unique narrative approach, Sprinkle begins by looking at how the story of God as a whole portrays violence and war, drawing conclusions that guide the reader through the rest of the book. With urgency and precision, he navigates hard questions and examines key approaches to violence, driving every answer back to Scripture. Ultimately, Sprinkle challenges the church to "walk in a manner worthy of our calling" and shape our lives on the example of Christ. "Fight: A Christian Case for Non-Violence" is biblically rooted, theologically coherent, and prophetically challenging. It is a defining work that will stir discussions for years to come.

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What are we fighting for? "I'm an evangelical Christian. And I'm not Amish, Quaker, or Mennonite. I own several guns and still believe that the smell of a recently fired shotgun on a crisp fall morning comes darn near close to paradise. But I've tried my hardest to understand God's Word and the diverse perspectives of those who read it. And the more I study, the more I discuss, the more I've become convinced: Christians shouldn't kill or use violence -- not even in war." With these words, Preston Sprinkle jumps into a compelling, passionate study of God's perspective on violence. Examining both the seemingly angry, violent God of the Old Testament and the peacemaking Jesus of the New, Preston takes us back to Scripture to discern how God has really called His people to think and live in the midst of a violent world. He asks us to join him in inviting God to challenge our presuppositions, to set aside our biases and backgrounds and fears ... and to seek above all else to faithfully follow the Savior who humbly submitted to God in the face of injustice and violence.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781434704924
    • Manufacturer: David C Cook
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781434704924
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2013
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Preston Sprinkle
    • Page Count: 192
    • Width: 5.60 inches
    • Height: 1.20 inches
    • Length: 8.30 inches
    • Weight: 0.69 pounds
    • SKU: 9781613753804
    • Manufacturer: Oasis Audio Llc
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781613753804
    • Publication Date: 08/01/2013
    • Format: CD
    • Author: Preston Sprinkle
    • Width: 5.40 inches
    • Height: 0.70 inches
    • Length: 6.40 inches
    • Weight: 0.45 pounds
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